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  • What it Takes to Get Your Home Sold

    BY Allan Kleer

    Trying to sell your home but not getting the foot traffic and interest you expected? Chances are your home is not priced correctly or not available at the right hours. Pricing to sell is a very individual process and may not always be about current m...

  • Fannie Mae Reports Optimism in Home Buying

    BY Allan Kleer

    You may have noticed more “for sale” signs around your neighborhood of late and that is a sign of change - of positive change - according to Fannie Mae! The housing market is showing definite signs of improvement which is good news, regardless of...

  • Your Home & the Start of School

    BY Allan Kleer

    School supplies are showing up on the shelves of stores everywhere reminding everyone that the final days of summer are edging closer. With that in mind, it’s a good idea to evaluate your home to make sure you are organized and prepared for the ap...

  • Home Buyers & Sellers – How Quickly Can You Move?

    BY Allan Kleer

    Often when I speak to someone who wants to sell their home, they have an immediate need. The same is true for home buyers. When they are ready, no time is fast enough for finding a home! How long do you think it should take to sell a home? How long ...

  • Credibility Matters in Real Estate

    BY Allan Kleer

    When buying and selling a home, it is important to trust the team that will represent you, from your real estate agent to the escrow officer and mortgage broker. Checking on certifications or credentials can bring peace of mind and help you as a cons...

  • Lock in Your Mortgage Rate Today!

    BY Allan Kleer

    Have you taken a look at mortgage rates lately? Today's recently updated survey by Freddie Mac shows 30 year fixed rate mortgages as averaging 3.56%! The fifteen year fixed rate mortgage is only 2.86% and adjustable rate mortgages are super low, too...

  • Have You Ventured Outside Your Home Lately?

    BY Allan Kleer

    Summer time means more time outdoors for most of us, and especially for children. If you find yourself spending more time outside your home in the month of July, you are not alone, given that it is officially Park and Recreation month. While you may...

  • Pets & Your Home For Sale

    BY Allan Kleer

    Many home owners own pets. In fact, that is one of the bonuses to home ownership! However are you aware that your pet(s) can result in your home taking longer to sell or being sold at a reduced price? This may sound alarming, but really you just nee...

  • Plan a Summer Party at Your Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    Summer is a great time to throw a party in your home.  The weather is warm, crowds are relaxed, and the food can be fantastic!   Whether celebrating Independence Day, a birthday, or just throwing a barbeque to welcome your friends, you’ll enjoy ...

  • Tell Me About Your Home

    BY Allan Kleer

    Do you love your home? What do you like best about your home?  Does your home bring a smile to your heart?  Which room of your home is your favorite or do you prefer your backyard? What about your home would you change if money were no object?  W...